Drake plays football game in Africa

Updated: May 21, 2011, 6:49 PM ET
Associated Press

The fans lined up three hours before kickoff, awaiting their chance to see America's version of football played for the first time in Africa.

The locals in Arusha, Tanzania, weren't quite sure what, when or who to cheer for during the game between the Drake Bulldogs and an all-star team from Mexico. But the 12,000 or so who took in the college football game seemed to enjoy it.

Drake, a non-scholarship program from Des Moines, Iowa, beat the CONADEIP All-Stars, 17-7, in the Global Kilimanjaro ...

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